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Not everyone likes a pun, especially RZA.
The Wu-Tang Clan member, otherwise known as Robert Diggs, is taking legal action against a Brooklyn dog-walking company for violating the hip hop group’s copyright with their name, reports the The New York Daily News.
Woof-Tang Clan, which operates out of Brooklyn, has been accused of using an appropriation of the Staten Island group’s name and logo.
Diggs has owned the “Wu-Tang” and “Wu-Tang Clan” trademarks since Feb. 24, 2009, but Woof-Tang Clan filed for its own trademark on June 8, 2017. According to recently filed court papers unpacked by the Daily News, Diggs says this is a violation of his registered trademarks, and that the group’s name and logo have been “unmistakably associated” with the group since the 1990s. Read more…
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One of Google’s most powerful new features is finally rolling out to Pixel phones.
Google Lens, the company’s intelligent camera software that can analyze the world around you, is now rolling out to Google Assistant on Pixel phones. Announced earlier this year, Lens is one of the company’s most important new products as it offers an early look at what the future of search will look like for Google.
Though Google Lens has been available within Google Photos since the Pixel 2 launched, this update, which is rolling out “over the coming weeks,” marks the first time the feature has been available outside of Google Photos. Read more…
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Trust Stephen Colbert to get his hands on the weird things happening in Australia.
This time, the focus is on Australian politician Bob Katter, who you might’ve seen around on the internet with his seriously bonkers change in mood, swiftly changing the subject from marriage equality to crocodile attacks.
“I can’t wait for Katter to weigh in on gay adoptions,” Colbert joked. Yes, politics Down Under is often this mad, folks. Read more…
Breitbart thought it had nailed a joke about the impending end to net neutrality. Then it was owned by the Twitter user it retweeted.
With the Federal Communications Commission set to stop treating the internet as a public good, opening the door to telecoms granting different types of access to websites depending on whether sites pay a premium or not, everyone is weighing in.
One dark net neutrality joke about the alt-right news site Breitbart as the only site with video capabilities picked up some steamBreitbart noticed and retweeted it, adding its own unnerving spin. Read more…
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